To be granted a badge for completing the first and easiest level of the game on the lowest difficulty setting is not of value to a player because it's something anyone can do with very little effort. It's tantamount to getting a diploma for completing kindergarten - which, ironically, is something that is actually done at some schools nowadays. A trivial reward such as this is a nice gesture for the kids because they are not particularly intelligent or sophisticated at that age - but I've never heard a parent brag about their child "graduating" from kindergarten.
And therein lies the problem with granting rewards to adults, who are usually intelligent and sophisticated, for trivial accomplishments. An adult studying a foreign language places little value in a photocopied certificate awarded to them for completing the first week of lessons. If anything, such trivial gestures become a form of insult. "Good for you, you've learned to tie your shoes" is not a compliment, but sarcasm to anyone beyond the age of five.
The same is true of retail rewards and badges for creating an account on a merchant's website, or purchasing an item, or successfully entering a delivery address. Obtaining the product is the only reward that is necessary for the completion of such a trivial action, and any "extra" reward is unnecessary and a bit perplexing.
The retailer's self-serving agenda is further revealed when it is suggested that the customer should announce a trivial reward to others they know in social media - it is clear that the retailer does not mean to reward the customer, but merely to connive a way to get them to promote the store to their social network. This fails miserably because a reward that takes the tone of a sarcastic insult is not something most individuals would care to announce to their friends and colleagues.
Moreover, this practice is damaging not only to the retailer whose reward system is poorly conceived, but to all retailers that might wish to leverage a social media reward system - much in the way that some advertisers' indiscreet use of email marketing has caused all commercial email to be disregarded as spam, even those that are the product of carefully targeted and thoughtfully planned advertising campaigns.
Thus considered, it may already be too late for retailers to leverage social media rewards programs because poor use by some has poisoned the well for all: the prevalence of trivial emblems is so great that every emblem is regarded as trivial, even those that represent a unusual or significant action.